Don’t we all love a classic Electro Swing banger? 👻 🌕 📣 Boo!
Our very own Wolfgang Lohr is participating in Spooktober and delivers the perfect track to get your Halloween party started.
Teaming up with British singer/songwriter and trombone player Ashley Slater, he’s giving us spooky nostalgic vibes with his rendition of the Ghostbusters theme song.
This original take on the all-time classic comes with a beat that promises to make you dance, heavy brass and the love of detail that makes for Lohr’s signature sound.
“I ain’t afraid of no ghost.” …are you? 🎃 💀 🦇
01. Wolfgang Lohr & Ashley Slater – Ghostbusters (Electro Swing Mix)
02. Wolfgang Lohr & Ashley Slater – Ghostbusters (Instrumental)
Release Date: 22-10-14
Label: Electro Swing Thing / ESTSP033
Composer & Lyrics: Ray Parker Jr.
Publisher: EMI Golden Torch Music Corp.
Producer: Wolfgang Lohr
© + ℗ 2022 Electro Swing Thing
▶ MUSICIAN – CREDITS:
Lead & Backing Vocals: Ashley Slater
Trombone & Trumpet: Ashley Slater
Arranger & Engineer: Wolfgang Lohr
Wolfgang Lohr is a Berlin based producer, composer, remixer, artist, and DJ whose career spans way back and encompasses a vast variety of different musical projects. Born in Bad Segeberg and raised in Lübeck (GER) by the Baltic Sea, where he served as a trumpeter, singer, and songwriter for the ska band “DaSKArtell”.
He finally moved to Berlin in 2007 and dove right into its colorful and flourishing electro scene. Till this day he’s involved in several groups and productions, such as the Disco-House duo “DINKS” and the Tech House outfit “Dorade”, making him a mainstay of the scene who has created remixes for well known, fellow artists like Felix Jaehn, Parov Stelar, Alle Farben, The Manhattan Transfer and In-Grid.
His cover of Ray Charles’ “Hit the Road Jack” has surpassed a total of 60 million plays and has turned Lohr into one of the most sought-after Electro Swing artists worldwide, with a catalogue that now spans about 150 own tracks and remixes.
In addition to his musical endeavors, he has founded the “FDF” music blog, turned House-label, as well as the “Electro Swing Thing” label that has become a home to the versatile cross-over genre and amplifies the voices of its artists and the super fresh Tech House label Coast Connection!
Ashley Slater (born 1961) is a British trombone player and best known for his narration on the television series Boo! as well as his work with Norman Cook (a.k.a. Fatboy Slim) in the band Freak Power.
In 1983 after leaving the army, Slater attended the National Centre for Orchestral Studies, after which he joined the jazz orchestral collective Loose Tubes. Over the next few years he was the bass and tenor trombonist of choice for George Russell, Carla Bley, Andrew Poppy, El Sonido de Londres, Billy Jenkins, Django Bates and Andy Sheppard.